If you are diagnosed with both hearing loss and tinnitus, you may be entitled to one separate rating for hearing loss and another separate rating for tinnitus. Hearing loss can cause tinnitus. The medical term for this type of hearing loss is presbycusis. It’s caused by exposure to loud noise such as those from heavy equipment and firearms. Establishing Direct Service Connection for Hearing or Vision Problems To qualify for…

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Our firm focuses on three areas of law: Social Security Disability, Personal Injury, and Veterans Disability. In all three areas, medical evidence is very important to the outcome of the case. In Social Security, medical evidence can help determine if a person is disabled. In a Personal Injury claim, medical evidence can help determine liability.…

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